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A proverb, a wise saying
adage
A rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; a sudden profit or gain
bonanza
Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sesitivity; difficult to work with or deal with
churlish
To work with, work together
collaborate
An order having the force of law; to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully
decree
Disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting
discordant
To develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
evolve
To feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly
grope
To float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around
hover
To make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for
jostle
A person who moves slowly or falls behind; falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond
laggard
applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
plaudits
to make impossible, prevent, shut out
preclude
to return, go back
revert
broken stone or bricks, ruins
rubble
of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
servile
a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
vigil
to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; a noisy quarrel
wrangle
(n) A fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
citadel
(n) A passage taken from a book, article, etc.; (v) to take such a passage; to quote
excerpt